Dr. Shruti Mamidwar, Dr. Tarkeshwar Golghate


AIMS: to report the prevalence of arterial corona mortis and to describe its surgical and clinical applicabilities.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: We dissected 60 hemipelvises (50 men and 10 women) 􀃶xed in a 10% formalin
solution for the purpose of gathering information on corona mortis. We measured the caliber and length of the obturator artery and its
anastomotic branch with the aid of a digital caliper.
OBSERVATION AND RESULTS: arterial corona mortis was present in 45% of the studied sample. The most common origin of the obturator
artery was the internal iliac artery. The caliber of the anastomotic branch was on average 2.7mm, whereas the caliber of the obturator artery
was 2.6mm.


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